Eligibility for Acceleration

You have considerable latitude in determining when to petition to accelerate, although the deadline each term is the last day of classes before reading period begins (refer to the calendar in the YCPS). The eligibility requirements for petitioning during various terms are given in the following tables.

Acceleration by One Term Minimum Total Credits Minimum Yale Course Credits Activated Acceleration Credits
In the third term 12 8 4
In the fourth term 16 12 4
In the fifth term 21 17 4
In the sixth term 26 22 4
Acceleration by Two Terms Minimum Total Credits Minimum Yale Course Credits Activated Acceleration Credits
In the third term 17 8 9
In the fourth term 21 12 9
In the fifth term 26 17 9